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Rank, J. Arthur

Line breaks: J. Ar¦thur Rank
Pronunciation: /raŋk
 
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Definition of Rank, J. Arthur in English:

1st Baron ( 1888–1972), English industrialist and film executive; full name Joseph Arthur Rank. In 1941 he founded the Rank Organization, a film production and distribution company that acquired control of the leading British studios and cinema chains in the 1940s and 1950s.

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